Our Kids

The American Dream in Crisis

By Robert D. Putnam: Putnam begins with his high school class of 1959 in Port Clinton, Ohio. The vast majority of those students — "our kids" — went on to lives better than those of their parents. But their children and grandchildren have had harder lives amid... 386 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

People Patterns 2nd Edition

By Stephen Montgomery: A very entertaining book that explores four temperaments and how they influence personal relationships. 136 pages. ©2011. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

SAFE Screening Applicants for Effectiveness

Guidelines to Prevent Child Molestation in Mentoring and Youth-Serving Organizations

By Friends for Youth, Inc.: How can we best screen volunteers to ensure the safety of children? This book includes the latest in child molestation research, wisdom from decades of experience with screening volunteers, and recommendations from... 160 pages. ©2006. | Available formats: Book

Sharing the Rock

Shaping Our Future through Leadership for the Common Good

By Bill Grace: This book provides a practical model for integrating ethics into everyday life and how to make choices based on concern for all. 224 pages. ©2011. | Available formats: Book

Site

By Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University: The work of two Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts are included in this catalog from the Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University. Limited availability. 32 pages. ©2016. | Available formats: Book

Strategic Planning Workbook for Nonprofit Organizations

By B. Barry of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation: This workbook guides you through five key planning steps and offers four different models to best suit your community’s situation. 117 pages. ©2005. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Taking Care of Your Child

A Parent's Illustrated Guide to Complete Medical Care

By Robert H. Pantell: For 30+ years, this go-to guide has helped millions of families keep their children healthy. It’s now updated with the most recent advances in health care. Look up a symptom to find an explanation of probable causes, how to treat the... 574 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

By Sean Covey: “Be proactive” and “Think win-win” are just two of the habits this author encourages teens to embrace. Covey’s advice follows the philosophy that actions should be based on principles, not friends or parental... 288 pages. ©2014. | Available formats: Book, Audio CD, Kindle eBook, Spanish

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

How Are the Findings Being Applied in Oregon?

By David Mandell: A landmark study demonstrated strong links between Adverse Childhood Experiences and a host of adult problems. In this 16-page report, author David Mandell explores how the study is informing work with children and families in Oregon. 16 pages. ©2014. | Available formats: Book

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog

And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook

By Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. and Maia Szalavitz: Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry details how early-life stress and violence afftects the developing brain. His discoveries contradict the precept that children are emotionally resilient and will outgrow insults to their psyches. On the... 417 pages. ©2017. | Available formats: Book, Audio CD, Kindle eBook